Mixing Ventilation

Guide on mixing air distribution design

REHVA Guidebook No. 19

 

Authors: Dirk Müller (Ed.), Claudia Kandzia, Risto Kosonen, Arsen Krikor Melikov, Peter Vilhelm Nielsen

Publisher: REHVA (Federation of European Heating and Air-conditioning Associations)

Price: €50

Language: English

 

Summary

In this guidebook most of the known and used in practice methods for achieving mixing air distribution are discussed. Mixing ventilation has been applied to many different spaces providing fresh air and thermal comfort to the occupants. Today, a design engineer can choose from large selection of air diffusers and exhaust openings.

 

Contents

Introduction to air distribution in spaces

Human response to air movement

Flow elements

Diffusers for mixing air distribution

Diffusers modeling and benchmarks for CFD predictions

Mixing air distribution design

Evaluation of mixing air distribution

Case studies